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tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, as a u.s. warship had to the korean peninsula, we look at the escalating crisis with asia expert richard sullivan. rattling iss saber nothing new, but even china is scrambling for diplomatic solutions. we will pay closer to home for a conversation about what they see as a fallout assault on our children's future. those conversations are coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said, there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: kim jong un inherited the military first policy that seeks to destabilize the region. despite sanctions, north korea continues to develop a nuclear arsenal. the former ambassador to the philippines and asia expert
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with jeremy piven. he has gone from playing a hard- charging hollywood agent to portray an equally hard-charging entrepreneur revolutionizing retail in a masterpiece here on pbs. jeremy piven, coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said, there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have work to do. tomart committed $2 billion fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. yourd by contributions to pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. > for more information on no one plays fast talking and take charge characters better than jeremy piven. his role as the always aggressive hollywood super agents just about to find entourage -- defined "ent ourage." now he plays a character that went to england and turned the cultural norms upside down by just about inventing the modern department store as we know it. it
from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with robert battle and alicia graf mack. together they are real energizing the acclaimed company, building on past triumphs. for a glad you joined us conversation coming up right now. king had that said there is right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway and we have work to do. fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. you. thank you. >> it is a tricky balance honoring the past while making sure the dance theater continues to be influential. that is exactly what they are doing. it is one of the most important events companies out there. -- dems companies out there. they are now on a 21-city tour. petite mort. little death. ♪ tavis: eileen in during that clip and ask, is it just me, or are you pretty tall? >> i am very tall for a dancer, but i am lucky because they have a history of call dancers. tavis: i asked does it matter who you put her with for the height? a brother can be intimidated. how do you do that? >> it is all in the
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with actress eva mendes. she stars in place beyond the pines and bringing her great reviews. in light of our tenth anniversary season and the upcoming 2000 episode, i want to continue introducing you to some of the folks that make this program happen. christopher jones has been our graphics operator for eight seasons on this program. the key for the work and we're glad have you on your team. >> i have had the opportunity to work on everything from the logo to all of our lower thirds. led have you. >> a conversation with eva mendes coming up now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said, there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: her breakthrough
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley.tonight, a conversation with scholar jonathan reuter -- jonathan rieder on a discussion about martin luther king fighting against jim crow. thank you for joining us on the conversation about the moral courage of dr. king coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. take a on april -- tavis: on april 12, 50 years ago, martin luther king allowed himself to be arrested and put in the birmingham, alabama jail cell where he read a newspaper that quoted moderate what energies as saying that thewere extreme and untimely. at the time, he wrote an eloquent letter in response. sociology professor jonathan rieder ha
from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with legendary actress rita moreno. was born in puerto rico. she made her way to broadway at the tender age of 13. she earned an oscar, a grammy, a tony, and two emmys. she is the first and only latina to pull off that accomplishment. this is our 10th anniversary, and we are approaching our 2000 anniversary. we continue introducing you to the folks who make this possible. joining us is sheila. i have known her for more than 20 years. i am honored to have you on this program. be here.itizen honored to the conversations you have are amazing. it is such a blessing. tavis: why don't you introduce us? >> we are glad you joined us. a conversation with rita moreno is coming up right now. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contrib
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley.tonight, we begin a three-part conversation about contributions of this country's fastest-growing ethnic group, latinos. in chicago, i had the pleasure of convening a symposium called "latino nation, beyond the numbers." latinos are at 50 million strong in this country, and their collective voice was heard loud and clear in the last presidential election, as it will be, i suspect, in many elections to come. , cuba, come from mexico central america, south america, the caribbean, and beyond. every month, some 50,000 latinos turn 18. it is no exaggeration to say that as the latino community goes, so goes america. we will begin a wide-ranging conversation that will challenge stereotypes and provide a deeper understanding of this increasingly powerful ethnic group. he starts by our outstanding panelists. mary rose wilcox, supervisor for maricopa county. navarro, ao, -- ana republican political strategist. , hector barreto, senioriana quintero, attorney for the national resources defense council fifth latino advocac
tavis: good evening from los angeles, i'm tavis smiley. tonight part two of our conversation with latino thought leaders call latino nation beyond the numbers with more than 50 million latinos calling the united states home, i think it's safe to say as the latino community goes, so goes america. we dig deeper into the concerns and challenges facing this growing community. we assembled a panel at chicago state university. joining us are mary rose wilcox, avid montejado from u.c. berkley. ana navarro. luis gutierrez from the illinois fourth congressional district, antonio gonzalez president of the william c. velazquez institute. hector, chairman of the latino coalition and we're glad you joined us. beyond the numbers starts right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said it's always the right time o do the right thing. i just try to live the right way by doing the right thing every day. we have a lot work o to do. wal-mart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we could tamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from vi
from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with harris board. he has played president, space cowboys, his movies have grossed $6 billion worldwide. brooklyn dodgers manager -- manager integrated baseball by putting jack roosevelt robinson on the field. sports in america would never be the same. a conversation with harrison ford, coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: more than a decade before the civil rights activists took to the streets, branch rickey went up against a wall of segregation and brought in jackie roosevelt robinson to play in america's then all white pastime. it was a courageous move. all the while driving on the f
from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with the wilson sisters, members of the rock-and-roll bad heart. over four decades that have sold more than 30 million records worldwide. just this week they have been inducted to the rock-and-roll hall of fame. this is our 10th anniversary and we are approaching that 2000 episode. we continue to introduce you to some of those folks who make that possible. joining me is our own set photographer. he comes from one of the most important families of the civil- rights struggle. he is the son of medgar evers. >> thank you very much for allow me to be on this group. for many years, i have been able to see the guest, what shoot, and as a photographer watched the guest. you make them comfortable, and you bring out the best in them, which helps me in my job. tavis: that is my job, to make your job easier. and you do a fine job of it. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only half
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. with marytion williams and the mother she considers her second mother jane fonda. she writes about her challenging childhood in oakland, california. it is an incredible story. get to that conversation, we are celebrating our 10th anniversary, we introduce you to some of the folks who make our program possible. turning out is our audio engineer. he has been with me from the very beginning of this program can years ago. been delighted to have you on this program. >> thank you. been and broadcasting of very long time. one thing i learned is that content is the most important thing. that is why i am proud to work on this show. that is what it is about. the intelligent compelling dialogue. thank you for letting me be a part of that. take it away. >> we are glad you have joined us. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. wal
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. actresssation with molly ringwald. she first made her mark as a teen star. she is starring as the mom of a teenager in the abc family hit series. she is just finished a passion project recording her first ever album. we're glad you have joined us. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: i suspect no one of a certain age can forget molly ringwald. then when starring in those films, her first love was always music. she has just recorded her first ever cd, in a jazz album called "except sometimes." here is a small taste of what to expect. ♪ get my man ♪ good to have you back. anywhere, you appear the introduction is similar to
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley.tonight, a conversation with chadwick boseman, the breakout star for "42," the movie about jackie robinson who literally risk his life to integrate baseball. the movie has, with the public to find experts who said that the film might have limited appeal. instead, it is rapidly heading toward the $100 million mark at the box office. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: playing jackie robinson in "42," the film that header -- that celebrates the heroism of the man who broke the color role.r is a coveted chadwick boseman won the part. it shines a spotlight on the solid and passionate marriage of jackie and rachel.
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley.hey conversation tonight with legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist stephen stills. his the first and only to be inducted in the hall of fame twice on the same night for buffalo springfield and crosby, stills, nash and young. he is now out with a new cd set called "carry-on" chronicling all of those accomplishments and so more. but you are with us with stephen stills coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: stephen stills 50-your career has taken him from a 60s band the buffaloes ring field to crosby, stills, nash and young to a fabulous solo career. is nows of music captured in a four-cd set
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with paul anka. idol toone from teen success. we are glad you joined us. king had that said there is right thing. i try to live my life every day we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: paul anka had his first hit "diana" when he was just 15. hit after hit after he remain relevant and end in demand. "myrote a memoir entitled way." ." has a cd entitled "duets the clip you are about to see is from a few years ago. ♪ ♪ what has he got the things he truly not the words of one who kneels. i took the blows but did it my way ♪ [applause] of a: it is hard to think song with a lyric better than that. toiterally was listening aretha franklin. -- sold it. of her version is amazing. you suggested i listen to another. >> i love her. listen to the record. that is one of my favorites. simone and the gip
tavis: good evening. smiley. tonight, a conversation with senator bernie sanders. the bombingrmath of of th in boston and the budget. and then a talk with chris columbus. with centeron bernie sanders and chris columbus coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. yourd by contributions to pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. rd: with so much breaking news to date including the breaking news i and boston and the crisis in north korea and the budget, pleased to speak to senator bernie sanders from washington. good to have you on this program. >> bid to be with you. >> let's start with boston. i do not know if you know any more than the rest of us. let's start with your thoughts on what happened in boston. >> boston is the capita
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tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley.>> tonight, a conversation with kevin bacon. fox drama " in the the following," where he plays a earned out agent to catch a killer. and hisormers of kevin coasters have been praised, but it also has been criticized for the level of violence. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: three years, kevin bacon told his agent not to pitch him for tv series. that is until he saw how much fun his gorgeous wife cure cedric was having on her -- was having onwick her tv show. you are coming back. that means you must be having fun. let's take a look at a clip from "the following." rex ryan harding. what can i do for you, joe?
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight the second part of our conversation with actress rita moreno. she has a new memoir called "rita moreno: a memoir." we are glad you joined us. >> there is a saying that dr. always the right time to do the right thing. by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> the new book is called "rita moreno: a memoir." we started this conversation last night, and we will there are 2000 broadcast on may 24. 10 years, 2000 shows. only a few times have i been in a conversation so rich i have to keep going. >> you dirty person. >> there is awful lot more to get to. .- a lot more to get to when we left this conversation, we were talking about your .ssue with marlon brando we mentioned james forman. told by so many of my friends in dr. king's inner circle that everyone
the investigation and there's no need for further inquiry. >> as michelle rhee in march 2011 interview with tavis smiley dismissing allegations of cheating in washington, d.c. schools when she was chancellor of the school system. this included firing 56 principals and firing or laying off 700 teachers. there was an amazing piece of reporting that revealed wrong to right answers on standardized tests at d.c. schools. one school specifically touted by rhee herself and by whose faculty received bonuses for test results and new in addition to audit release today finding cheating in 11 d.c. schools during the 2011-12 school year, there's another absolutely bomb shell report on rhee's time in d.c. a previously unreported document obtained by john mario indicating a widespread cheating problem across the district. 2009 memo from an outside investigator starts with a security note to please treat this document as confidential. don't make hard copies and leave them around. there are 191 teachers representing 70 schools implicated in possible testing infractions by the study. usa today reports the 2009 mem
. tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley.tonight, a conversation with chadwick boseman, the breakout star for "42," the movie about jackie robinson who literally risk his life to integrate baseball. the movie has, with the public to find experts who said that the film might have limited appeal. instead, it is rapidly heading toward the $100 million mark at the box office. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to
with your extended forecast. >>> and that's all for this hour. i'm shery ahn. thank you for watching. tavis: good evening. smiley. tonight, a conversation with senator bernie sanders. the bombingrmath of of th in boston and the budget. and then a talk with chris columbus. a conversation
and posted online democracynow.org. [captioning made possible by democracy now!] tavis: good evening. smiley. tonight, a conversation with senator bernie sanders. the bombingrmath of of th in boston and the budget. and then a talk with chris columbus. withversation
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